Kya Surat Hai! IndiGo to start Surat operations in August. Will there be a surprise?

The Suratis are rejoicing and for a reason! IndiGo – country’s leading airline by market share has announced flights to Surat connecting Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Jaipur effective 16th August 2018. This will make IndiGo the fourth scheduled airline at Surat which recently saw AirAsia India start services. Spicejet and Air India are the … Continue reading Kya Surat Hai! IndiGo to start Surat operations in August. Will there be a surprise?

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India – Australia sign open skies agreement

India and Australia signed a revised Air Services Agreement (ASA) last week to liberalize travel between the two countries. The new arrangement gives unlimited access to Australian carriers to Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Chennai and Kolkata. Indian carriers will have unlimited access to Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide airports in Australia and can nominate one … Continue reading India – Australia sign open skies agreement

Air India increases frequency to San Francisco, bookings open for new flights

National Carrier Air India started accepting bookings for three additional frequencies to San Francisco. Air India’s Commercial Director Pankaj Srivastava had announced the increased of frequency from 6x weekly to 9x weekly at the CAPA summit in Mumbai on 30th January. The new flights will operate as per below timings and are effective 25th March 2018 and … Continue reading Air India increases frequency to San Francisco, bookings open for new flights

Jet Airways to utilize all its B77W effectively from winter 17

Jet Airways over the past few weeks has updated its schedule to reflect the deployment of all ten B777-300ER (B77W) aircraft. This will probably be the first time when all 10 aircraft will be effectively used for long haul operations. The current published schedule which sees utilization scale up close to 17 hours each day … Continue reading Jet Airways to utilize all its B77W effectively from winter 17

Air India opens reservation for flights to Copenhagen

National carrier Air India opened reservations for flights between Delhi & Copenhagen – the capital of Denmark. The airline had, last week, announced thrice a week frequency between its hub and Indian Capital New Delhi to Stockholm Arlanda and this blog had given an indication of impending announcement of Copenhagen as well. (Air India opens reservations … Continue reading Air India opens reservation for flights to Copenhagen

Air India opens reservation for flights to Stockholm

National carrier Air India opened reservations for flights between Delhi & Stockholm – the capital of Sweden. The airline had, last week, announced thrice a week frequency between its hub and Indian Capital New Delhi to Stockholm Arlanda. This will be the airlines first connection to Nordic countries. Arlanda airport saw close to 25 million … Continue reading Air India opens reservation for flights to Stockholm

Is Surat the opportunity which airlines missed?

Estimates suggest that eight out of ten diamonds polished worldwide are cut in Surat. Some of the biggest names in Petrochemicals – Essar, Reliance, Shell, ONGC have business in neighboring Hazira which houses a deep-water LNG terminal and over a quarter of the total fabric production in the country is around Surat but the city … Continue reading Is Surat the opportunity which airlines missed?

Air India opens reservation for non-stop flights to Washington

National carrier Air India started accepting reservation for its non-stop flights to Washington from its hub and Indian Capital New Delhi to be operated by the B777-200LR aircraft. The flights will be effective 7th July 2017 and operate thrice a week with departures on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. The airline had launched non-stop services to … Continue reading Air India opens reservation for non-stop flights to Washington